Wild Animal

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Residents Near Joe Pool Lake Say Wild Animal Sightings Are Common

Folks near Joe Pool Lake are reporting more and more bobcat and coyote sightings. One pet owner said the animals said the animals are being displaced. “They’re coming around because they’re finding other things to eat.”

CBS 11–11/14/2014

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No State Or Federal Investigation Into Lioness Death

CBS 11 News has learned new details about the investigation into the death of a lioness at the Dallas Zoo. As it stands, no state or federal agency is expected to investigate the incident.

CBSDFW.COM–11/18/2013

A venomous rattlesnake tastes the air. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Texas Man Gets Probation For Smuggling Snakes On Planes

A Texas man had snakes on the planes, but he won’t have time in a prison. The 63-year-old eco-tourism guide pleaded guilty in June to importing wildlife taken in violation of foreign law.

10/28/2013

Crimson came to In-Sync Exotics in May 2007 along with a family of four other cougars and a tiger. (credit: In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue)

Seventh Big Cat Dies At In-Sync Exotics

A female cougar named Crimson, 20, passed away this week at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center.

08/18/2013